Bolivia cinema is on an upswing. Sure, this country does not produce as many films on annual basis than our neighbors, but there is a resurgence in the attention and respect given to national films. Increased crackdown on pirated films allows a blind eye to the hollywood blockbusters, but for godsakes don’t copy Bolivian films. … Continue reading Lo Más Bonito y Mis Mejores Años
Whenever I return to Bolivia, the first thing that I do is see what´s new. Construction is booming. It appears that on every block in the city center, a new apartment building is on its way up. For starters, fewer individuals want to live in a house, even though it offers more space, a garden… Continue reading First Impressions
It seems like I write these “Back to Bolivia” posts fairly often. Maybe I am lucky that I can afford, both financially and job-wise, to go back for the second time in eight months. I’ve really neglected this blog over the summer, partly because I was bit overworked, but also tired of writing about Bolivian… Continue reading Back to Bolivia
Watch this space.
President Evo Morales played in yet another exhibition football match in Sucre to celebrate the opening of the Constituent Assembly. Photos: Reuters I’m convinced that Evo had his sights on the Presidency just to be able to participate in these types of sporting events. He even broke his nose in a recent game running into… Continue reading Perks